During a glittering ceremony last night in the Great Hall the winners of the University of Exeter Impact Awards 2013 were revealed.
Professor Katrina Wyatt, from the University of Exeter Medical School, swapped a lab coat for legislation when she visited MP Ben Bradshaw at the House of Commons for a “Week in Westminster” as part of a unique ‘pairing’ scheme run by the Royal Society – the UK’s national academy of science.
Research on flood risk and how political systems adjust to it has been recognized by the insurance industry.
Two young scholars at the University of Exeter have been recognised by the award of the highly prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prizes.
An expert in Cornish Studies has been awarded the highest mark of recognition available in Australia for their research.
It was announced last week by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) that the University had been successful in securing two new Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) in water engineering and meta-materials.
Upper lips have been looking decidedly hirsute around the University of Exeter, as students and staff came together to raise funds for charity and promote mens’ health.
Vice-Chancellor Sir Steve Smith led a delegation from the University of Exeter to China last week to consolidate the University’s links with three of the leading universities in China.
A short staff survey is online asking for views on internal communication at the University of Exeter.
On Thursday 7 November Exeter’s first Power 50 list was revealed.
A medical history book focusing on the experience of illness, medicine and care in 17th century Wales has won a major European prize.
Steven Cooper, a lab assistant in the University’s Aquatic Resources Centre, was honoured for bravery at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace earlier this month.
University of Exeter climate scientists Professor Tim Lenton and Professor Peter Cox have contributed to a major new television series –‘The Tipping Points: 6 Places on Earth Where Climate’s Changed’.
South, West and Wales consortium awarded £14.2m to nurture next generation of arts and humanities researchers
The South, West and Wales Consortium, in which the University of Exeter is joined with seven other universities – has been awarded £14.2 million funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
The Forum has recently been announced as the winner of the Higher Education and Research Category at the World Architecture Festival.
Opened on the 5 September 2013, the Russell Seal Fitness Centre on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus is already a huge success.
Broadcaster and former BBC Crimewatch presenter Nick Ross will be delivering a lecture at the University of Exeter based on his new book: ‘Crime: how to solve it, and why so much of what we’re told is wrong.’
The University of Exeter is one of 15 universities across the UK to benefit from the £19.5 million award to overhaul teaching in the social sciences.
The University of Exeter has awarded an honorary degree to one of its most distinguished academics, Professor Tim Niblock, Emeritus Professor of Middle Eastern Politics.
Families who care for disabled children have welcomed the news that a group that specialises in childhood disability research will continue to receive funding to take it through to 2019.
The University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) and the combined departments of Biology and Geography (CLES Cornwall) at the University of Exeter’s Penryn campus are delighted to announce that both departments have been awarded Athena SWAN Bronze department awards.
Exeter rose two places in this year’s Times and Sunday Times University league table to reach 8th place.
The first intake of Medicine students have embarked on the path to becoming a doctor at the University of Exeter Medical School.
Exeter’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith joined a delegation to South Africa led by the Foreign Secretary, William Hague, which included Universities minister David Willetts.
Across the globe, cases of allergy are significantly increasing. An estimated 21 million people in the UK now suffer from an allergy, with at least one in three people affected at some time in their lives.
Dr Olivia Champion, a research scientist in Biosciences at the University of Exeter, has won the High Achiever Devon Venus Award.
The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of Academician on 51 leading social scientists, including Professor Anne Barlow from the University of Exeter’s Law School and Stephen Hinchliffe, Professor of Human Geography within Exeter’s College of Life and Environmental Sciences.
Universities in Lancaster, Liverpool and Exeter have joined forces with the public to produce an innovative resource to help researchers assess the impact of public involvement in research.
A new £800,000 grant from the Medical Research Council will allow scientists to connect diverse databases and probe the links between climate, environment, and human health.
For the past 18 months, the University of Exeter’s prestigious Sports Park, on Streatham Campus, has been a hive of activity.
A gas associated with the smell of rotten of eggs is now being proven to have widespread health benefits.
A prestigious education prize has been awarded to an academic from the University of Exeter for a research paper on literacy practices for children with severe learning difficulties.
With the closing date of 13 September fast approaching, time is running out to enter this year’s Impact Awards.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has appointed an academic from the Exeter University to Chair the South West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC).
A partnership that supports research in Devon and Cornwall with direct benefits to patients’ health and NHS care delivery has secured £10m in funding for the next five years.
The high quality of processes and procedures in the Research and Knowledge Transfer team has been given the ISO stamp of approval.
Rebecca Hardwick from the University of Exeter Medical School is one of 20 emerging academics from across the Commonwealth to receive a new Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) grant.
Five early career academics from the University of Exeter are celebrating receiving European Grants worth a total of €6.3 million.
Professor Dragan Savić, Head of Engineering at the University of Exeter, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), the highest honour for a UK engineer.
A life-size model gorilla, designed by third year English undergraduate student Meriel Royal from the University of Exeter, is floating into Exeter’s Quay today, Thursday 25 July as part of Paignton Zoo’s Great Gorillas Project.
The winner of the Chief of Defence Staff’s Scholarship for the University of Exeter’s MA Applied Security Strategy (MStrat) is Wing Commander Mal Craghill RAF.
Professor Vukusic is known internationally for his team’s research into biological photonics, as well as his dedication to science communication. His efforts in outreach are now being rewarded by the Council of the Royal Society.
The South West is home to world class health services research, the aim of which is to improve patient care and outcomes. It is also home to excellent clinical practitioners who have the best interests of their patients at the heart of their day-to-day working lives.
Research carried out at the University of Exeter Medical School on the monitoring of blood pressure has received the Royal College of General Practitioners Research Paper of the Year Award in the stroke category.
More than 4,200 students at the University of Exeter will be celebrating their graduation between 15 and 22 July.
Transforming patient care and public health in Exeter for the better is the collective pledge of the new South West Health Innovation network.
Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou, lecturer in theology, will talk about her experience of being an academic on TV on Saturday 6 July.
Dr Olivia Champion, a research scientist in Biosciences at the University of Exeter, has been nominated and shortlisted for two Venus Awards Devon: the High Achiever Award and the Employer of the Year Award.
The University’s former Chair of governors Russell Seal has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
In partnership with Devon Wildlife Trust, the University of Exeter is hosting two events as part of the British Ecological Society’s centenary celebrations, the Festival of Ecology.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that the Forum is among the winners of the 2013 RIBA National Awards.
Find out what the Research Councils want when it comes to Public Engagement at an event on 18 June.
The Reverend Dr James Theodosius has been appointed as the University of Exeter’s Lazenby Chaplain.
Brock University is recognising Professor Neil Armstrong for his exceptional academic contributions to the fields of paediatric physiology and sport and health sciences by awarding him with an LLD (honoris causa).
Professor Roy Sambles is to be the new president-elect of the Institute of Physics (IOP).
Professor Nick Talbot has been elected to the membership of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).
A century ago thousands of women marched across Britain to Hyde Park in London as part of the Great Suffrage Pilgrimage.
University of Exeter Legal Services have been crowned ‘In-house Team of the Year’ at the inaugural Halsbury Legal Awards.
The winners of the 2013 Students Guild teaching awards were announced last night (2 May) in a glittering ceremony in the Great Hall.
The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has announced the appointment of two Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders from Exeter out of a total of 27 new awards.
The Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI), a £30 million environmental research institute at the University of Exeter’s Cornwall Campus was formally opened on Tuesday 23 April by more than 120 local school children.
The University of Exeter has the highest number of nominations nationally – 77 – in the Student Employee of the Year Awards 2013.
A University of Exeter Medical School scientist has received a prestigious Industry Fellowship award, aimed at connecting Academia and Industry.
The University today announced the appointment of Jacqueline (Jacqui) Marshall as Human Resources Director. Jacqui will take up the post on 1 July.
On Monday 1 April, a team of academics and students from the University of Exeter will be pitting their wits against each other on BBC Radio 4’s lively quiz show, The 3rd Degree.
The University of Exeter’s world-leading student services centre has been named in honour of the University’s Registrar and Deputy Chief Executive David Allen.
An elite team of chefs from the University of Exeter have won The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Chefs Competition for a second year in a row.
Professor Richard Overy has been inaugurated as a new member of the prestigious European Academy of Sciences and Arts.
The University of Exeter is once again proud to be an official sponsor of Exeter’s fifth annual lesbian gay bisexual and trans (LGBT) Pride.
Scientists will investigate the role of epigenetic processes in schizophrenia, a major cause of mental illness.
The Employability and Graduate Development team has been accredited with a nationally recognised quality mark for their work supporting individuals to make learning and work more accessible.
Research which seeks to understand how the brain’s electrical behaviour is linked to dementia could pave the way for better treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Dr Stephen Jollands from the Business School has been given a Highly Commended Award in the 2012 Emerald/European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards.
Professor Mark Goodwin has been appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter. He takes up his new role on 1 August and succeeds Professor Mark Overton who becomes Dean of the Faculty of Taught Programmes.
Staff and students can nominate in the Professional Services Recognition Awards until Fri 15 March.
The Peacock, a new sculpture on Streatham Campus, was created by students and a local artist using recycled materials used in the construction of the Forum.
Grants totalling more than £5 million will allow world-class researchers at the University of Exeter to push the boundaries of knowledge in ground-breaking five year projects.
The children’s literature festival, exetreme imagination, concludes the week of half term activities with a series of storytelling and fun events for the family on Saturday 23 February around the University of Exeter’s Forum and the Northcott Theatre.
A GP‘s innovative measures to support patients with diabetes has been recognised by a prize set up in memory of one of the pioneers of health education in Devon.
January saw the selection of the University’s first public engagement champions by the Catalyst project.
A University of Exeter team raised over £15,000 after cycling over 1,000 miles in just 10 days to raise money for local charity Hospiscare.
The current law on child neglect is unfit for the 21st century, according to a new report by independent experts including Professor Huw Williams, of the University of Exeter.
The Chancellor of the University of Exeter, Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE DL, Hon DLitt (Exeter), is appearing all this week on the popular Radio 3 morning programme ‘Essential Classics’.
New data visualisation from the European Centre for the Environment and Human Health, the University of Exeter and Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry is helping academics to understand the fate of pharmaceuticals in the environment.
A dynamic event highlighted the wide range of medical and health research involving the University of Exeter, the NHS and business partners.
New ways of making and using the wonder material graphene will be identified through pioneering work by engineers and scientists at the University of Exeter and Bath.
A University of Exeter expert has been awarded a five-year fellowship grant for a green engineering research aimed at developing a new approach to water management in UK cities.
Exeter alumni took the place of students on one of TV’s toughest quiz shows in a special series which was broadcast over Christmas.
A University of Exeter physicist has inspired hundreds of African school children to engage with science during a whirlwind outreach tour to Malawi.
Two prestigious awards have been presented to projects in which University of Exeter scientists are helping to develop groundbreaking methods to monitor the success of restoration of the South West’s upland peatlands.
The University of Exeter has appointed Dr Claire Baines as Chief Operating Officer. She will join the University on 1 March 2013.
The Vice-Chancellor gave an open meeting entitled ‘Communications, Consistency, Consolidation and Capital: writing the next chapter in our development’ to staff on 14 and 20 November and 6 December 2012.
An expert from the University of Exeter will join energy company executives and community leaders at the Eden Project on Thursday (6th Dec) to discuss how to secure the UK’s energy needs.
The Green Energy Awards 2012, organised by the not-for-profit environmental organisation RegenSW, gave recognition to six companies and researchers out of a possible 130 throughout the South West.
Professor Emeritus Peter Scott has received a career recognition award for his contribution to geology in the South West.
The University of Exeter and Fudan University have signed agreements to further collaboration between the two institutions.
A biologist is in prestigious company after he joined a princess and environmental broadcaster David Bellamy in supporting the world’s longest-established international conservation body.
A University of Exeter academic has been hailed as one of Europe’s best young researchers when she received an award in recognition of her work in making complex science easily accessible.
Four of Europe’s most promising scientists from the University of Exeter have received a total of more than €5 million to advance cutting-edge research which will help develop a deeper understanding of the world.
Dr Annette Plaut from the University of Exeter is swapping a lab coat for legislation as she visits Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw at the House of Commons.
The University of Exeter’s new Boathouse was officially opened on Saturday 13 October.
Multinational professional services firm Ernst & Young chose the University of Exeter to host their first ‘EY Live’ event.
‘Print Power: A History of Exeter through the Student Press’ is a student-led exhibition celebrating the 25th anniversary of the University of Exeter’s student newspaper Exeposé.
International Open Access Week will take place from 22 to 26 October at the University’s Streatham, St Luke’s and Cornwall campuses.
The Forum at the University of Exeter has been chosen to host BBC Children in Need in the South West on Friday 16 November 2012.
The University of Exeter is displaying new work by Pery Burge, artist-in-residence at the University’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
The University of Exeter has climbed to 153rd place in the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
A physicist whose University of Exeter career spans 40 years receives the Faraday Medal of the Institute of Physics.
Two Exeter Physicists have been awarded the 2012 Napier Shaw medal for their work to help the building sector adapt to the challenges of climate change.
The University of Exeter has been named University of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013.
Professor Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Exeter, has been appointed Chair of the UCAS Board.
A University of Exeter team is preparing to cycle over 1,000 miles in just 10 days to raise money for local charity Hospiscare.
The University of Exeter and Students’ Guild have demonstrated significant steps in improving their sustainability performance over the past four years.
Professor Zoran Kapelan of the University of Exeter has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the International Water Association (IWA).
Research Libraries UK (RLUK) has welcomed the University of Exeter as its latest member.
The University of Exeter is one of the top 200 universities in the world, according to the largest and most extensive international league table, the QS World University Rankings.
The Director for the new Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter, Lt Gen (Retd) Sir Paul Newton is the key speaker at the University’s Business Leaders Forum on Thursday 6 September.
A University of Exeter professor has been elected President of the European Academy of Nursing Science.
The Higher Education Academy (HEA) has announced that two University of Exeter lecturers have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships.
The University of Exeter and Plymouth University have now signed the legal agreement that marks the demerger of PCMD and the creation of the University of Exeter Medical School, and Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.
A world-leading expert in health and exercise among children has been taking part in an international conference ahead of the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
For the first time since Europe’s premier graduate recruiter AGR Awards were launched in 1978, the Blue Ribbon award – recognising the year’s ‘best of the best’ – has gone to a higher education institution, the University of Exeter.
For the second year running, the University of Exeter’s grounds have received the Green Flag Award.
The University of Exeter has celebrated the contribution of its staff to the environment and sustainability through the Green Impact project.
This summer the University of Exeter will recognise key figures, including some of its alumni, with honorary degrees.
Professor Brendan Godley from the Cornwall Campus has been awarded a prestigious prize from the Zoological Society of London for his outstanding contributions to conservation science.
Students from the University of Exeter and University College Falmouth at the Cornwall Campus celebrated success this Saturday at their first ever BioBlitz where they discovered and identified more than 400 different species of flora and fauna, with the help of local families.
The enthusiasm, dedication and inspiration of two University of Exeter academics has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, announced on Saturday, June 16.
The winners of the second annual Professional Services Recognising Excellence awards have been revealed.
The University of Exeter has been awarded a First Class Award for the fourth year running and ranked 24 out of 145 in the People & Planet Green League 2012.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has today announced the recipients of its first ever Fellowships in Manufacturing.
The University of Exeter has won one of the inaugural Greenbuild awards for sustainable buildings.
The University of Exeter has been rated as one of the top ten UK universities in the Guardian University Guide 2013.
A University of Exeter physicist has shared his love of science with nearly 600 school children in the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa.
University senior lecturer Will Katene carried the Olympic flame on Monday 21 May as it passed through Exeter.
HRH The Princess Royal (Princess Anne) has presented a Whitley Award for inspirational conservation leadership to University of Exeter research fellow Joanna Alfaro Shigueto for her work to build a better future for Pacific coast wildlife and fishing communities.
Professor David Stephenson and Professor Jim Haywood in Mathematics at the University of Exeter have won prestigious research prizes from the Royal Meteorological Society.
80 staff members at the University have been awarded Higher Education Academy (HEA) fellowships to acknowledge excellent teaching and high quality student support.
'Poole Gate' has been named in honour of Sandy Poole who devoted over 45 years of his life to working on the University’s grounds.
The winners of this year’s Exeter Students Guild Teaching Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony in the Great Hall on 3 May 2012.
Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited the University of Exeter on Wednesday 2 May 2012, as part of the Diamond Jubilee Tour.
University of Exeter physicist Professor Steve Eichhorn has won the Rosenhain Medal in recognition of his distinguished achievement in materials science.
We are counting down to the opening of the Forum by Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on Wednesday 2 May.
On Friday 4 May the Education Conference focuses on ‘The Student Experience: 2012 and beyond’.
We are now making the final preparations for the opening of the Forum by Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on Wednesday 2 May as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Following the University’s membership of the Athena SWAN Charter which began in 2011, it was delighted this year to receive the Bronze university award, recognising that the University has a solid foundation for eliminating gender bias and developing an inclusive culture that values all staff.
An expert in children’s health from the University of Exeter has been selected to join an expert steering committee that will give children born with heart problems the best possible chance in life.
The University of Exeter has been awarded £300,000 to become a centre of excellence for public engagement in research.
A team of chefs from Campus Services have won the prestigious TUCO Chef’s Challenge award.
Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will visit the University of Exeter on Wednesday 2 May 2012, as part of the Diamond Jubilee Tour.
Now in their third year, the Students Guild Teaching Awards have smashed all previous records receiving 2,021 individual nominations for 636 individual members of staff.
At the recent Graduate Development Awards, the University of Exeter was voted the winner of the prestigious ‘Preparation for Work’ Award (Higher Education) by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).
A new report, commissioned by the BBC and produced by Experian, has placed Exeter in the top 10 in England for businesses that show high potential.
The University of Exeter is delighted to announce that it has accepted an invitation to join the Russell Group of leading research-led universities.
Law academics and students from the University of Exeter will take to the streets of Exeter on Friday 9 March, for a fundraising walk to support the student-led Community Legal Helpdesk based at Exeter County Court.
An Exeter graduate who went on to found the world’s largest provider of clinical trials has donated £1 million to help the University of Exeter Medical School attract the brightest and best clinicians to Devon and Cornwall.
University of Exeter students, alumni and staff have contributed to a new book of short stories about Devon.
A new work by Marion Wood, Director of Music, will be premiered as part of a ‘Music to celebrate the Olympics’ concert on Sunday 4 March in the Great Hall, Streatham Campus.
The University of Exeter has today announced plans to invest £8 million in its sports park.
Dr Michael Addo from the University of Exeter Law School has accepted a position advising the United Nations on human rights.
Figures released by UCAS today (Monday 30 January 2012) show that the University of Exeter remains a first-choice destination for the best students.
Founding partners of Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry propose two medical schools and one dental school for South West region
The region is set to benefit from not one, but two medical schools under proposals announced today by University of Exeter and Plymouth University.
The Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter today announced a formal collaboration, bringing together a high concentration of research expertise and capability in the South West of England and Wales.